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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] LETTER: Stringent rules on sale of e-cigarettes needed to protect youngsters

Before the e-cigarette business spins out of control and the population of people using them expands, it is crucial that we nip that expansion in the bud and keep them away from teenagers.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 7, 2016 08:49
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Electronic cigarette use among adolescents: a cross-sectional study in Hong Kong [Free Full Text]

Surveillance and intervention efforts should address a wide range of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. Tobacco cessation programs should also address alcohol use collectively. Policies prohibiting e-cigarette sales to minors may help prevent e-ci
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 14, 2016 02:50
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Anti-smoking group calls for total ban on e-cigarettes

The statutory body Council on Smoking and Health has called for a total ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong, after laboratory tests showed they contain harmful chemicals..
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:56
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[Hong Kong, UK] Could e-cigarettes leave you INFERTILE? Devices 'contain more toxins than polluted air - including those linked to infertility and cancer'

Furthermore, scientists have discovered for the first time some contain toxins linked to fertility problems, fetal development issues and thyroid disruption. The study, by researchers at Baptist University in Hong Kong has prompted health officials to c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:36
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[Asia, China] A million times more harmful than outdoor air: Hong Kong study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm

Electronic cigarettes were found to contain one million times more cancer-causing substances than outdoor air in a study by Baptist University. Researchers also discovered a type of flame retardant that affected the reproductive system and could lead to
South China Morning Post
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
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[Asia] EDITORIAL: Hong Kong must sustain the war on tobacco even as smoking rates continue to decline

Government should press on with the expansion of no-smoking areas and legislation to enlarge health-warning signs on cigarette packets
South China Morning Post
added Feb 15, 2016 20:45
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[China] Hong Kong Customs conducts special operation against illicit cigarette activities before Chinese New Year

Customs believes that people engaged in illicit cigarette activities will try to replenish stocks before Chinese New Year, and mounted the special operation with a view to combating these activities.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:14
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking on the decline, but e-cigarette regulation needed, says gov’t

Results of the latest government survey have shown that smoking has become less and less prevalent in Hong Kong over the years. However, the government said that there is a need for e-cigarette regulation, after it was found that the product was growing
HKFP (Hong Kong Free Press) (hk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:34
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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[Hong Kong] Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection

Conclusions Implementation of comprehensive smoke-free legislation was associated with a significant reduction in hospital admissions for childhood LRTI.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 15, 2016 13:23
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